Durra vs Turra - What's the difference?

durra | turra |


As nouns the difference between durra and turra

is that durra is a kind of millet, a variety of sorghum; indian millet while turra is a feather-like ornament projecting from a tied turban.

durra

English

Alternative forms

* dhoorra, dhourra, dhurra, doura

Noun

(-)
  • A kind of millet, a variety of sorghum; Indian millet.
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    turra

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A feather-like ornament projecting from a tied turban.
  • *1997 , (Kiran Nagarkar), Cuckold , HarperCollins 2013, p. 43:
  • *:The most ornate and flashy piece of clothing was the turban. It was red in colour with a might turra of gold thread.
  • *1997 , Bir Dodraj Mansingh, in Bikram Singh, Sidharth Mishr (Eds.), Where Gallantry is Tradition , p. 131:
  • *:Having earlier met Malik Nur Khan, and his tall, wiry father with in his black sherwani'' and white turban with a ''turra enhancing his height, I was somewhat more reassured.
  • *2003 , Tejwant Singh, The Bold Brave and Fearless , p. 269:
  • *:A headman of a village, called a Chaudhary or a Malik, would wear a Turra or a ridge on his turban.